IDEAS Session on Resisting Imperialism: Globalization, Development and Inequality at Socialist Scholars Conference, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York City, USA, 12-14 March 2004.

The International Development Economics Associates (IDEAS) held a Session on Resisting Imperialism: Globalization, Development and Inequality at the Socialist Scholars Conference at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York City, USA, on March 13, 2004 between 2-3:50 p.m. Details of the speakers at the session are as below: Venue: Room: 609 - Engineering  Time 2-3:50 p.m. 13 March 2004, Saturday Chair: William K. Tabb, Queens College, CUNY Jomo K.S., University of Malaya Jan Kregel, UNCTAD Utsa Patnaik, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi William K. Tabb, Queens College, CUNY

Conference on The Economics of the New Imperialism at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, 22 - 24 January 2004.

Following upon the World Social Forum events organised at Mumbai, IDEAs organized an international Conference on 'The Economics of the New Imperialism' at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, during 22-24 January, 2004, with the support of the UNDP. The conference, as the title suggested, was to focus on the emergence of ‘new’ imperialism and to analyse the workings of national and international markets in the age of 'free' global trade and the dominance of finance. Apart from very eminent economists of the likes of Samir Amin from the 'Third World Forum' based in Dakar, Senegal; Korkut Boratav from the Ankara University, Turkey; Prabhat…

IDEAs sessions during the World Social Forum at Mumbai, India; 16 - 21 January 2004.

IDEAs hosted a panel discussion and a series of five seminars around the theme of imperialism, its nature and impact, during the World Social Forum (WSF) held in Mumbai, India, between 16 -21st January 2004. The objective of the continuous and connected series of events was to draw attention to the problems faced by different sections of our society, and capture the wide range of impact that the current imperialist neo-liberal policies are having on our world today. Resisting Imperialism: The Agrarian Crisis The first of the IDEAs seminars at the WSF was held in partnership with the Bangkok-based Focus…

International Workshop on ‘Workers, Nation States and the Role of Finance’ at PUCRS, World Social Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 23 - 28 January 2003.

Venue: 1.30 pm at PUCRS (the Catholic University, Porto Alegre), Building: 15, Room: 228 The workshop was chaired by Erinc Yeldan and the panelists were Jomo K.S., Prabhat Patnaik, Ozlem Onaran and Samir Amin. The audience of about a hundred consisted of academics, activists, people involved in policy-making and concerned citizens. The workshop sought to clearly articulate, and therefore to draw the attention of the audience to, the new role of the 'nation-state' in the era of globalization and financial liberalization. In recent times the state has emerged, not as a producer and investor and thereby a creator of demand,…

International Seminar on the Macroeconomics of Disinvestment organised by IDEAS and Institute of Economics, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro at the Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 29 January 2003.

This was the title of the workshop presented as part of the 'Seminario Internacional de Macroeconomia Para o Desenvolvimento' (International Seminar on the Macroeconomics of Disinvestment) at the Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 29 January, 2003.   The workshop was presented by 'O Instituto de Economia da UFRJ' (Institute of Economics, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro) and IDEAs (International Development Economics Associates).    The workshop, which was presided over by Franklin Serrano (UFRJ, IDEAs), had three sessions-two in the morning and one in the afternoon. The first session concentrated on theoretical problems regarding free capital flows, and the…

IDEAs Sessions at the First International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy Organized by the Ethiopian Economic Association at Addis Ababa from 3-5 January 2003

IDEAs held two plenary sessions at the First International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy convened by the Ethiopian Economic Association from January 3-5, 2003 at the United Nations Conference Center, Addis Ababa. The speakers spoke on how the orthodox economic policies of the neoliberals are adversely affecting various sectors of economies in developing countries and various segments of their population. Some East Asian Lessons for African Development Jomo K. S. Liberalisation and Policies of Food Security: The Indian Experience Madhura Swaminathan

International Conference on International Money and Developing Countries: Theoretical and Policy Issues in the Current Context Organised by IDEAs at Muttukadu, Tamil Nadu, India, 16-19 December 2002.

The IDEAs conference in Chennai, India on "International Money and Developing Countries: Theoretical and Policy Issues in the Current Context" looked into the nature and workings of current capitalism as a world system and into the policy alternatives which are more appropriate to the needs of developing countries than the standard neo-liberal prescriptions. Conference Summary Papers presented in the conference The papers are in PDF format. Capital Account Liberalization, Free Long-Term Capital Flows,Financial Crises and Economic Development. Ajit Singh (Size : 304 Kb, App. Download Time : 3 mins @ 28 kbps) The Recent Crisis of the Argentine Economy: Some Elements…